The Treasurer has announced the Government intends to finalise legislation dealing with the following by the end of 2021:
- expanding the range of documents that can be validly signed electronically;
- increasing the range of documents that can be sent electronically to shareholders and amending requirements to contact lost shareholders;
- improving flexibility for customers when changing address and consenting to electronic communication with credit providers; and
- removing prescriptive requirements for notices to be published in newspapers, where suitable alternatives have been identified.
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Author: David Jacobson
Principal, Bright Corporate Law
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